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Background imageColonisation Collection: Pilgrim Fathers boarding the Mayflower

Pilgrim Fathers boarding the Mayflower for their voyage to America. After painting by Bernard Gribble

Background imageColonisation Collection: View from 'Duke of Manchester's Land', Halcombe, c.1878. Creator: Edith Stanway Halcombe

View from "Duke of Manchester's Land", Halcombe, c.1878. Creator: Edith Stanway Halcombe
View from "Duke of Manchester's Land", Halcombe, c.1878

Background imageColonisation Collection: Surveyors' Camp, c.1878. Creator: Edith Stanway Halcombe

Surveyors' Camp, c.1878. Creator: Edith Stanway Halcombe
Surveyors' Camp, c.1878

Background imageColonisation Collection: Halcombe from Stanway Street, c.1878. Creator: Edith Stanway Halcombe

Halcombe from Stanway Street, c.1878. Creator: Edith Stanway Halcombe
Halcombe from Stanway Street, c.1878

Background imageColonisation Collection: Halcombe, c.1878. Creator: Edith Stanway Halcombe

Halcombe, c.1878. Creator: Edith Stanway Halcombe
Halcombe, c.1878

Background imageColonisation Collection: Manawatu Block from Westoe, c.1878. Creator: Edith Stanway Halcombe

Manawatu Block from Westoe, c.1878. Creator: Edith Stanway Halcombe
Manawatu Block from Westoe, c.1878

Background imageColonisation Collection: The Halcombe's house, 'The Pines', at Feilding, 1878. Creator: Edith Stanway Halcombe

The Halcombe's house, "The Pines", at Feilding, 1878. Creator: Edith Stanway Halcombe
The Halcombe's house, "The Pines", at Feilding, 1878

Background imageColonisation Collection: Fight at Waiari, on the Mangapiko River, New Zealand, on the 11th of February, 1864

Fight at Waiari, on the Mangapiko River, New Zealand, on the 11th of February, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Fight at Waiari, on the Mangapiko River, New Zealand, on the 11th of February, 1864. It seems that...some of our soldiers went into the river to bathe, and were suddenly fired upon by the Maoris

Background imageColonisation Collection: The World in the Elizabethan Era, 1926. Creators: Unknown, Emery Walker Ltd

The World in the Elizabethan Era, 1926. Creators: Unknown, Emery Walker Ltd
The World in the Elizabethan Era, 1926. Map of the world during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I (1558-1603). The key shows: Mediaeval Trade routes, (the shipping in Asiatic seas was oriental)

Background imageColonisation Collection: Koos Fis, 1924. Creator: Unknown

Koos Fis, 1924. Creator: Unknown
Koos Fis, 1924. The "Kuzbass" autonomous industrial colony was created in 1921. It was organized by American workers

Background imageColonisation Collection: Colonists From Yugoslavia Before Going to Russia, 1922. Creator: Artistiru Studij

Colonists From Yugoslavia Before Going to Russia, 1922. Creator: Artistiru Studij
Colonists From Yugoslavia Before Going to Russia, 1922. The "Kuzbass" autonomous industrial colony was created in 1921

Background imageColonisation Collection: AI IMAGE - Portrait of Christopher Columbus, 1490s, (2023). Creator: Heritage Images

AI IMAGE - Portrait of Christopher Columbus, 1490s, (2023). Creator: Heritage Images
AI IMAGE - Portrait of Christopher Columbus, 1490s, (2023). Columbus (1451-1506) was an Italian explorer, navigator and colonist who was sponsored by the Catholic Monarchs of Spain

Background imageColonisation Collection: AI IMAGE - Portrait of Christopher Columbus, 1490s, (2023). Creator: Heritage Images

AI IMAGE - Portrait of Christopher Columbus, 1490s, (2023). Creator: Heritage Images
AI IMAGE - Portrait of Christopher Columbus, 1490s, (2023). Columbus (1451-1506) was an Italian explorer, navigator and colonist who was sponsored by the Catholic Monarchs of Spain

Background imageColonisation Collection: AI IMAGE - Portrait of Christopher Columbus, 1490s, (2023). Creator: Heritage Images

AI IMAGE - Portrait of Christopher Columbus, 1490s, (2023). Creator: Heritage Images
AI IMAGE - Portrait of Christopher Columbus, 1490s, (2023). Columbus (1451-1506) was an Italian explorer, navigator and colonist who was sponsored by the Catholic Monarchs of Spain

Background imageColonisation Collection: AI IMAGE - Portrait of Christopher Columbus, 1490s, (2023). Creator: Heritage Images

AI IMAGE - Portrait of Christopher Columbus, 1490s, (2023). Creator: Heritage Images
AI IMAGE - Portrait of Christopher Columbus, 1490s, (2023). Columbus (1451-1506) was an Italian explorer, navigator and colonist who was sponsored by the Catholic Monarchs of Spain

Background imageColonisation Collection: View in the suburbs of Batavia; from Sydney to Singapore, 1875. Creator: Unknown

View in the suburbs of Batavia; from Sydney to Singapore, 1875. Creator: Unknown
View in the suburbs of Batavia; from Sydney to Singapore, 1875. From Illustrated Travels by H.W. Bates. [Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, c1880, London] and Galpin

Background imageColonisation Collection: Massacre of a mission party of the 'Alan Gardiner' by the natives at Woolya, Tierra del Fuego, 1860

Massacre of a mission party of the "Alan Gardiner" by the natives at Woolya, Tierra del Fuego, 1860. Engraving after a sketch by Mr. Havers

Background imageColonisation Collection: AI IMAGE - Portrait of Christopher Columbus, 1490s, (2023). Creator: Heritage Images

AI IMAGE - Portrait of Christopher Columbus, 1490s, (2023). Creator: Heritage Images
AI IMAGE - Portrait of Christopher Columbus, 1490s, (2023). Columbus (1451-1506) was an Italian explorer, navigator and colonist who was sponsored by the Catholic Monarchs of Spain

Background imageColonisation Collection: Sioux Indians burning a prisoner; Ocean to Ocean, the Pacific railroad, 1875

Sioux Indians burning a prisoner; Ocean to Ocean, the Pacific railroad, 1875. Creator: Frederick Whymper
Sioux Indians burning a prisoner; Ocean to Ocean, the Pacific railroad, 1875. From, Illustrated Travels by H.W. Bates. [Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, c1880, London]

Background imageColonisation Collection: Mission-House of the Catholics at the Gaboon; The Gaboon. 1875. Creator: Unknown

Mission-House of the Catholics at the Gaboon; The Gaboon. 1875. Creator: Unknown
Mission-House of the Catholics at the Gaboon; The Gaboon. 1875. From, Illustrated Travels by H.W. Bates. [Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, c1880, London]

Background imageColonisation Collection: English trading settlement on the Gaboon; The Gaboon. 1875. Creator: Unknown

English trading settlement on the Gaboon; The Gaboon. 1875. Creator: Unknown
English trading settlement on the Gaboon; The Gaboon. 1875. From, Illustrated Travels by H.W. Bates. [Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, c1880, London]

Background imageColonisation Collection: Birds-eye view of the Gaboon settlement; The Gaboon. 1875. Creator: Unknown

Birds-eye view of the Gaboon settlement; The Gaboon. 1875. Creator: Unknown
Birds-eye view of the Gaboon settlement; The Gaboon. 1875. From, Illustrated Travels by H.W. Bates. [Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, c1880, London]

Background imageColonisation Collection: The North Atlantic Telegraph - Julianshaab, Capital of South Greenland, 1860. Creator: Unknown

The North Atlantic Telegraph - Julianshaab, Capital of South Greenland, 1860. Creator: Unknown
The North Atlantic Telegraph - Julianshaab, Capital of South Greenland, 1860. Julianshaab is the capital of the district embracing the southern end of Greenland

Background imageColonisation Collection: The exultant Indians mutilate the dead body; Passage of the Great Canon of the Colorado, 1875

The exultant Indians mutilate the dead body; Passage of the Great Canon of the Colorado, 1875. Creator: A. R Calhoun
The exultant Indians mutilate the dead body; Passage of the Great Canon of the Colorado, 1875. From, Illustrated Travels by H.W. Bates. [Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, c1880, London]

Background imageColonisation Collection: Massacre of a mission party of the 'Alan Gardiner' by the natives at Woolya, Tierra del Fuego, 1860

Massacre of a mission party of the "Alan Gardiner" by the natives at Woolya, Tierra del Fuego, 1860. Engraving after a sketch by Mr. Havers

Background imageColonisation Collection: Travelling in Madagascar: the Tacon; A Birds-eye View of Madagascar, 1875. Creator: M.D Charnay

Travelling in Madagascar: the Tacon; A Birds-eye View of Madagascar, 1875. Creator: M.D Charnay
Travelling in Madagascar: the Tacon; A Birds-eye View of Madagascar, 1875. From, Illustrated Travels by H.W. Bates. [Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, c1880, London]

Background imageColonisation Collection: Motor car, Canadian Government Colonization Co. between 1900 and 1905. Creator: William H. Jackson

Motor car, Canadian Government Colonization Co. between 1900 and 1905. Creator: William H. Jackson
Motor car, Canadian Government Colonization Co. between 1900 and 1905

Background imageColonisation Collection: Landscape with an Episode from the Conquest of America, c.1535. Creator: Jan Mostaert

Landscape with an Episode from the Conquest of America, c.1535. Creator: Jan Mostaert
Landscape with an Episode from the Conquest of America, c.1535

Background imageColonisation Collection: St. John's, Newfoundland, c1900. Creator: Unknown

St. John's, Newfoundland, c1900. Creator: Unknown
St. John's, Newfoundland, c1900. Fishing rights in Canada. This island - the oldest colony of Great Britain, which came into our possession in 1583 by occupation - was formally declared by

Background imageColonisation Collection: Perth, Western Australia, from Mount Eliza, 1856. Creator: Unknown

Perth, Western Australia, from Mount Eliza, 1856. Creator: Unknown
Perth, Western Australia, from Mount Eliza, 1856. Europeans colonising the continent of Australia. View of Perth, ... the seat of government...[it might]...become a wine-growing country - the vine

Background imageColonisation Collection: Esquimaux Attacking an English Boat from their Cayaks, 1941. Creator: John White

Esquimaux Attacking an English Boat from their Cayaks, 1941. Creator: John White
Esquimaux Attacking an English Boat from their Cayaks, 1941. Indigenous people of Canada defending their land against invaders. Attributed to John White, explorer and colonial governor

Background imageColonisation Collection: The Legend of the Danish Flag (the Dannebrog) Falling from the Heavens during the Battle... 1809

The Legend of the Danish Flag (the Dannebrog) Falling from the Heavens during the Battle... 1809
The Legend of the Danish Flag (the Dannebrog) Falling from the Heavens during the Battle of Lyndanise (Tallin) in Estonia in 1219, 1809

Background imageColonisation Collection: Adam Thoroughgood House, Norfolk vicinity, Princess Anne County, Virginia, between c1930 and 1939

Adam Thoroughgood House, Norfolk vicinity, Princess Anne County, Virginia, between c1930 and 1939

Background imageColonisation Collection: Departure of the Ex-Governor from Freetown, Sierra Leone, 1854. Creator: Unknown

Departure of the Ex-Governor from Freetown, Sierra Leone, 1854. Creator: Unknown
Departure of the Ex-Governor from Freetown, Sierra Leone, 1854. Sir Arthur Kennedy leaves the coast of West Africa. We are indebted to a Correspondent for the accompanying Sketch of the departure of

Background imageColonisation Collection: Columbus Memorial - Construction, 1912. Creator: Harris & Ewing

Columbus Memorial - Construction, 1912. Creator: Harris & Ewing. Columbus Memorial - Construction, 1912
Columbus Memorial - Construction, 1912. Model of the Columbus Fountain designed by Lorado Taft

Background imageColonisation Collection: Fort Fillmore, New Mexico, 1854. Creator: Unknown

Fort Fillmore, New Mexico, 1854. Creator: Unknown
Fort Fillmore, New Mexico, 1854. View of...one of the garrisons first built by the United States Government on the Rio Grande del Norte...In the background are seen the great chains of the White

Background imageColonisation Collection: Settler's Station in Port Phillip, 1850. Creator: Unknown

Settler's Station in Port Phillip, 1850. Creator: Unknown
Settler's Station in Port Phillip, 1850. Sketch of the usual hut or "station" seen in the interior of the colony of Port Phillip, Australia

Background imageColonisation Collection: San Francisco - General View, 1850. Creator: Unknown

San Francisco - General View, 1850. Creator: Unknown
San Francisco - General View, 1850. Engraving from a Daguerreotype, showing...the Bay of San Francisco [which is] is of difficult navigation, on account of the winds, and fogs and adverse currents

Background imageColonisation Collection: Melbourne, the Capital of Port Phillip, 1850. Creator: Unknown

Melbourne, the Capital of Port Phillip, 1850. Creator: Unknown
Melbourne, the Capital of Port Phillip, 1850. In the foreground...are some specimens of the vegetation of the country; with a native wigwam, bundles of spears

Background imageColonisation Collection: Scrimshaw, c. 1941. Creator: Oscar Bluhme

Scrimshaw, c. 1941. Creator: Oscar Bluhme
Scrimshaw, c. 1941

Background imageColonisation Collection: Maria Island, Van Diemen's Land, 1850. Creator: Unknown

Maria Island, Van Diemen's Land, 1850. Creator: Unknown
Maria Island, Van Diemen's Land, [now Tasmania, Australia], 1850. Maria Island...was named after Van Diemen's daughter

Background imageColonisation Collection: San Francisco, from the south-west, 1850. Creator: Unknown

San Francisco, from the south-west, 1850. Creator: Unknown
San Francisco, from the south-west, 1850. Growth of the town of San Francisco, USA, during the Gold Rush: We have taken a room here...for which we pay fifty dollars a month (£10)

Background imageColonisation Collection: Mica Bay, on Lake Superior, 1850. Creator: Unknown

Mica Bay, on Lake Superior, 1850. Creator: Unknown
Mica Bay, on Lake Superior, [Ontario, Canada], 1850....the principal mining establishment on the British side of the Lake Superior...has excited a good deal of attention of late from the Indians

Background imageColonisation Collection: California: the Fremont Hotel, San Francisco; from a recent sketch, 1850. Creator: Unknown

California: the Fremont Hotel, San Francisco; from a recent sketch, 1850. Creator: Unknown
California: the Fremont Hotel, San Francisco, [USA]; from a recent sketch, 1850. The 1849 Gold Rush brought a flood of treasure-seekers to California

Background imageColonisation Collection: Site of the Canterbury Settlement, New Zealand, 1850. Creator: Unknown

Site of the Canterbury Settlement, New Zealand, 1850. Creator: Unknown
Site of the Canterbury Settlement, New Zealand, 1850....the promoters believe that their scheme will prove attractive to a class whom the tone of society prevalent in other colonies has hitherto

Background imageColonisation Collection: Emigration to Australia - Farewell Group Meeting of the Family Colonisation Loan Society, 1850

Emigration to Australia - Farewell Group Meeting of the Family Colonisation Loan Society, 1850. Emigrants leaving for Australia in the Slain's Castle, met at the British Institution

Background imageColonisation Collection: The Canterbury Colonists - scene at Gravesend, on Monday, 1850. Creator: Unknown

The Canterbury Colonists - scene at Gravesend, on Monday, 1850. Creator: Unknown
The Canterbury Colonists - scene at Gravesend [in Kent], on Monday, 1850. Settlers bound for New Zealand. A dinner was given...in the fields adjoining Wate's Hotel...the hotel itself not being

Background imageColonisation Collection: Sacramento - General View, 1850. Creator: Unknown

Sacramento - General View, 1850. Creator: Unknown
Sacramento - General View, 1850. Engraving from a daguerreotype, showing...the town of Sacramento, now in course of construction...The mineral yellow-fever, say the Americans



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